Senior Buyer - Denver International Airport

  • Company: City and County of Denver
  • Location: Denver, Colorado 80247 United States
  • Salary: $61,263 to $101,084
  • Date Posted: November 11, 2021
  • Closing Date: November 29, 2021


Denver International Airport (DEN), Department of Finance, Procurement Services team is currently seeking a Senior Buyer to lead various procurement opportunities at DEN. In this role, you will have a chance to make an impact through various bidding opportunities, build relationships with our vendors and learn more about purchases that effects our city. This is a rare opportunity to have a direct impact on key procurements at DEN and the international aviation community. These procurements will consist of Request for Proposals, Request for Qualifications, Invitations to Bid, and large Purchase Orders to name a few. This position will work closely with project managers, division contract administrators, DEN Legal, and division leadership to draft, evaluate and award procurement opportunities to promote transparency, equity, cost savings, and reduce the time to contract with DEN.


Five years of experience facilitating numerous publicly advertised bids/procurement processes for goods and services. Experience in drafting and facilitating comprehensive solicitations and evaluating complex proposals, processing purchases orders, and establishing contracts in a timely manner. Skilled in researching and assessing liability risk and requiring suitable insurance coverage for services or commodities being purchased. Experience with vendor and contract management. Skilled in MS Excel specifically comparative cost and technical analysis. Strong presentation skills, forward facing candidate comfortable with presenting to City Council, DEN Leadership and project stakeholders. Familiarity with third party, electronic bid advertisement/facilitation system(s) such as BidNet.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Management, or a related field.

Experience: Three years of professional experience in diversified or large scale governmental or commercial purchasing.

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